Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/TCH842999
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2024
Ocean Reef Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a suitably experienced, innovative and passionate Digital Technologies Teacher to join their team.
To be successful in this role, applicants will ideally display the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding to teach Digital Technologies subjects to Year 12 level, ideally with recent experience or the capacity to teaching general units in Computer Science. Applicants should have the ability to thoroughly implement the requirements of the West Australian Curriculum in Digital Technologies for Years 7 to 10. Other teaching subjects within Technologies may include lower school Product Design.
The school currently has a strong foundation in innovative programs within lower school including Virtual Reality (VR), coding and game design. This has led to the introduction of General Computer Science for delivery in 2024. Applicants with experience and/or interest in participating in cross curricular Science, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives would be advantageous. There will also be opportunity to actively develop the new E-Sports Club and compete with other schools.
The successful applicant will ideally have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to foster positive relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders including students, staff, and community members. You should engage in reflective practice and should be committed to whole-school pedagogical approaches. Effective classroom management, the ability to differentiate curriculum to cater for individual student needs and promote an environment of active and positive learning are also a strong focus for the position.
The successful applicant will ideally support the implementation of the school business plan, be committed to whole school approaches and initiatives and have a strong evidenced based teaching approach.
Ocean Reef SHS is committed to ensure every child is on a pathway to success. Through a high performance culture, and teacher efficacy, we nurture every child’s talents. We foster the knowledge, skills, capabilities, attributes and values they will require for successful ongoing learning and life beyond school.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate your competency against the following domains (that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers):
- Professional knowledge;
- Professional practice; and
- Professional engagement.
Applications will be assessed against these domains. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
Applicants currently completing the Department of Education Leap program (formerly known as the Switch program) can apply for vacancies using their current or Leap qualification – even if they have not completed the program at the time of applying. Applicants may be appointed to a vacancy based on the qualification being completed via the Leap program.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about Ocean Reef Senior High School can be found by visiting oceanreef.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications
For further job related information
Please contact Mark Unwin, Head of Technologies, by telephoning (08) 6206 2700 or emailing Mark.Unwin@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Mark Unwin on 0487 910 370
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the domains that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV of up to two (2) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, one being your current line manager.
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement; and
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 11 October 2023.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.